Human rights and environment issues in the mining sector in Canada
Lead NCPCanada
Supporting NCP(s)
DescriptionSpecific instance notified by an NGO regarding the activities of a Canadian multinational company
Theme(s)General policies, Human rights, Environment
Date1 Dec 2016
Host country(ies)None
Industry sectorMining and quarrying
StatusIn progress

The Canadian NCP received a submission from an NGO alleging that a Canadian multinational enterprise had not observed the general policies, the human rights and environment provisions of the Guidelines in its operations in Canada. The NCP has engaged with both parties and is preparing its initial assessment.